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Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home

O'Donnell Funeral & Cremation Service, owned and operated by the O'Donnell family since 1934, provides funeral and cremation services to families on the North Shore out of its two locations in Salem and Danvers, Massachusetts. Our staff consists of certified, professional funeral directors, embalmers, and other death care personnel who handle the entire process with care and dignity, using their experience and skills to ease the burden on families affected by a meaningful loss.

Respectfully paying a loved one a final farewell is a difficult but meaningful process, and O'Donnell's staff will make all efforts to accommodate the religious or ethnic customs of the deceased's family. Meeting the needs of those left behind and assuaging the pain of a tremendous loss is the primary function of our company.

The services offered by O'Donnell Funeral & Cremation Services include full coordination of the funeral or memorial service and burial, cremation services, death benefits coordination, merchandise procurement, embalming, grief services and grave side services.

As a family-owned funeral service family and home, O'Donnell Funeral and Cremation Service is a Family you can trust to help you create a dignified, meaningful, and personalized celebration of life in honor of your loved one.


Our Obituaries

James R. Brown

January 17, 2018

Dr. James R. Brown, of Boxford, age 80, died peacefully on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Putnam Farms in Danvers, MA. He was the devoted husband of Kathryn K. Disney with whom he shared 26 years of marriage. James was born on June 1, 1937 in Danvers, MA to the late Norman R. and Elsa (Russell) Brown. After graduating from Holten High School in 1955, where he captained the hockey team, James went...
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Richard J. Coffin

November 20, 1926 - January 17, 2018

SALEM – Mr. Richard J. Coffin 91, of Salem, beloved husband of the late Nicolina (Vetro) Coffin, died Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Hawthorne Hill Nursing Home in Danvers. Born in East Boston, he was the son of the late Melbourne and Lucy (Surrette) Coffin. He was raised and educated in East Boston attending St. John's School. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country as...
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Thomas J. McGlone

September 17, 1922 - January 17, 2018

PEABODY – Mr. Thomas J. McGlone 95, of Brooksby Village, Peabody, beloved husband of Dorothy Pickett-McGlone and the late Anita (Lynch) McGlone, died Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at Brooksby Village in Peabody. Born in Norwalk, Connecticut, he was the son of the late James and Wahlburga (Lynch) McGlone. He was raised and educated in Norwalk and was a graduate of Norwalk High...
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John D. "Jack" Buckley

June 7, 1947 - January 16, 2018

SALEM – Mr. John D. "Jack" Buckley 70 of Salem, died unexpectedly January 16, 2018 at Salem Hospital, following a medical incident. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late John M. and Alice L. (McCarthy) Buckley. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of the former St. Mary's Grammar School and Bishop Fenwick High School. He matriculated to Salem State College earning...
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Anne P. (White) Low

October 24, 1925 - January 16, 2018

BEVERLY – Anne (White) Low, 92 of Beverly passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Maurice White and Nora (Geary) White. Anne graduated from Salem schools. She retired after 30 years of employment at the Essex County Registry of Deeds. Anne is survived by her daughter, Norinne (John) of Cape...
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Charles G. "Chick" Dodge

April 14, 1940 - January 15, 2018

BEVERLY – Mr. Charles G. "Chick" Dodge, 77, of Beverly, beloved husband of Claire (Woodberry) Dodge, died peacefully in his sleep after a lengthy battle with several illnesses at his home on Monday, January 15, 2018. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Harcourt W. and Germaine E. (Deschamps) Dodge. He was raised and educated in Beverly and Hamilton and attended local schools. An...
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Marjorie A. (Larrabee) McMahon

February 11, 1937 - January 13, 2018

BEVERLY - Mrs. Marjorie (Larrabee) McMahon, 80, of Beverly, beloved wife of the late Robert McMahon, passed away peacefully January 13, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Beverly she was the daughter of the late Dexter and Ruth (Harrison) Larrabee. She was raised and educated in Beverly and was a graduate of Beverly High School. As a young woman, Marjorie, had...
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Helen (Kokoreas) Arvanites

June 16, 1925 - January 12, 2018

Mrs. Helen (Kokoreas) Arvanites, 92, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Louis Arvanites Jr, died Friday, January 12, 2018 at Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers surrounded by her loving family. Born in Peabody she was the daughter of the late Nicholas and Sophia (Bouras) Kokoreas. She was raised and educated in Peabody and was a graduate of Peabody High School. A loving and devoted wife,...
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Earl F. Jones, Jr.

July 30, 1936 - January 11, 2018

MIDDLETON – Mr. Earl F. Jones Jr. 81, of Middleton, beloved husband of Janet A. (Crosby) Jones, died January 11, 2018 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Earl F. Sr. and Evelyn (Philbrick) Jones. He was raised and educated in Middleton and attended Danvers High School. An honorably...
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Yevgeniy M. Zhigulin

January 10, 2018

Mr. Yevgeniy M. Zhigulin 26, of Danvers, died unexpectedly January 10, 2018 at Beverly Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Saint Petersburg, Russia, he was the son of Mikhail A. and Firuza M. (Mutalibova) Zhigulin. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Danvers High School. He continued his education at University of Massachusetts, Lowell. A loving son,...
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Priscilla A. (Pace) Gamble

January 10, 2018

TOPSFIELD – Mrs. Priscilla A. Gamble 94, of Topsfield, beloved wife of the late William T. Gamble, died Wednesday, January 10, 2018 at Hathorne Hill Nursing Home in Danvers. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Ernest Leonard and Coreen (Rich) Pace. She was raised and educated in Topsfield and was graduate of Topsfield High School. A loving wife, mother,...
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Anne E. (Horan) McMurrough

January 9, 2018

ANDOVER – Mrs. Anne E. (Horan) McMurrough, a native of Providence, R.I., and a longtime resident of Andover, Mass., died on January 9, 2018, surrounded by her family at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. She was 81 and had been the wife of James P. McMurrough for 56 years. Mrs. McMurrough was the daughter of the late Dr. William A. Horan and Katherine (Wagner) Horan. She graduated...
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Bernard M. Sweeney Jr.

May 2, 1941 - January 8, 2018

MIDDLETON – Mr. Bernard M. Sweeney Jr., 76 of Middleton, beloved husband of Tynne (Rubchinuk) Sweeney, died Monday, January 8, 2017 at Beverly Hospital. Born in Leominster, he was the son of the late Bernard M. Sr. and Mary (Esilionis) Sweeney. He was raised and educated in South Hadley and was a graduate of South Hadley High School. Following his service to his country, Bernard continued...
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Carolyn Woodward

September 27, 1921 - January 7, 2018

MIDDLETON – Miss Carolyn Woodward 96, of Middleton, died peacefully Sunday, January 7, 2018 at Masconomet Nursing Home in Topsfield. Born in Wellesley, she was the daughter of the late Harry R. and Bertha F. (Flint) Woodward. As a young girl Carolyn and her family moved to the Flint Homestead in Middleton and lived in the Town of Middleton for the next 85 years. She is a direct descendant...
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Leo J. Rybicki, Sr

January 6, 2018

Mr. Leo J. Rybicki Sr, 90, of Byfield, formerly of Salem, died Saturday, January 6, 2018 at his home, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem he was the son of the late William and Anna (Dubiel) Rybicki. He was raised and educated in Salem and attended Salem Schools. An honorably discharged veteran, Mr. Rybicki proudly served his country as a member of United States Navy during...
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Miriam (Harris) "Mim" Goodwin

May 29, 1939 - January 4, 2018

BEVERLY – Mrs. Miriam (Harris) "Mim" Goodwin, 78 of Beverly, beloved wife of Carl A. "Bud" Goodwin, died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at Addison Gilbert Hospital in Gloucester surrounded by her loving family. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late John H. and Miriam (Franks) Harris. Raised and educated in Beverly, she attended Beverly Public Schools and was a graduate of Beverly...
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Hilma E. (Hames) Ingalls

February 1, 1932 - January 3, 2018

DANVERS - Hilma E. (Hames) Ingalls, 85, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Edward E. Ingalls III, died Wednesday, January 3, 2017 at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Ellen (Lund) Hames. Raised in Boston she was educated in the Boston and Revere school systems. A longtime resident of the Town of Danvers, Hilma was an...
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Anne Louise (Lane) Smith

July 26, 1920 - December 31, 2017

BAR HARBOR, MAINE- Anne Louise Smith (Lane), 97 died peacefully in the late evening of December 31, 2017 blessed by her priest, current with her family, in the presence of her beloved daughter at Birch Bay Village. She was born on the 26th of July 1920 in Belmont, Massachusetts, the daughter of Andrew L. and Corinne M. Lane (Joyce), and second of four siblings (Mary, Jean, William). Anne...
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Dorothy F. (Murphy) Saduikis

May 13, 1929 - December 30, 2017

BEVERLY -Mrs. Dorothy F. (Murphy) Saduikis, 88, of Beverly, formerly of Wenham, beloved wife of the late Leonard A Saduikis, died Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Herrick House, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Peabody, she was the daughter of the late Mary (Scahill) Murphy. Raised and educated in Peabody she was a graduate of St. Johns the Baptist Catholic Girls High School. Mrs....
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E. Kathryn (Nist) Mason

December 30, 2017

DANVERS - Mrs. E. Kathryn (Nist) Mason, 91, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Charles W. Mason, died Saturday, December 30, 2017 at Rosewood Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, surrounded by her loving family. Born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Esther (McAdams) Nist. She was educated in the Pittsburg School System. A loving and devoted wife,...
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Bonnie L. Keene

October 2, 1950 - December 28, 2017

PEABODY – Mrs. Bonnie L. Keene, 67 of Peabody formerly of Salem died Thursday, December 28, 2017 at The Lafayette Rehabilitation Center in Marblehead. Born in Stoneham, she was the daughter of the late Edward B. and Eva (Barnett) Keene. Raised and educated in Salem, she was a graduate of Salem High School. A longtime resident of the City of Salem, Bonnie had worked for the City of...
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Leonidas Vittini

August 8, 1930 - December 23, 2017

SALEM - Mr. Leonidas Vittini, 87, of Salem, beloved husband of Gladys (Gonzalez) Vittini, died Saturday, December 23, 2017 at Salem Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in the Dominican Republic he was the son of the late Juan and Celia (Guerrero) Vittini. He immigrated to the United States in 1970 and has resided here ever since. Mr. Vittini had been employed, for many years, at...
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Allaine M. (Williams) Abe

April 2, 1935 - December 22, 2017

PEABODY – Mrs. Allaine M. (Williams) Abe, 82, beloved wife of the late Harold K. Abe, passed away on Friday, December 22, 2017 at Brooksby Village in Peabody, MA. Born in Colorado Springs, CO, she was the daughter of the late Allan and Betty D. (Morrison) Williams. Allaine graduated from W. J. Palmer High School in Colorado Springs and earned her bachelor's degree in Education at the...
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Nathaniel Austin Macdonald, MD

September 12, 1922 - December 20, 2017

DANVERS - Nathaniel Austin Macdonald, 95, born in Salem and raised in Danvers, Massachusetts where he lived for most of his life, died peacefully on Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at the Kaplan House in Danvers. He was surrounded by his family during his last few days. He was the beloved husband of Eunice (King) Macdonald with whom he shared 67 years of marriage and who predeceased him in May of...
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Robert Neil Porteous

December 20, 2017

MIDDLETON – Mr. Robert Neil Porteous 89, of Middleton, beloved husband of Elaine Helen (Dobson) Porteous, died Wednesday, December 20, 2017 at Grosvenor Park Nursing Home in Salem. Born in Lynn, he was the son of the late Henry and Gladys Mae (Pynn) Porteous. He was raised and educated in Lynn and was a graduate of Boston University where he earned his Bachelor's Degree in Engineering. He...
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Robert R. Terry

November 7, 1943 - December 19, 2017

BEVERLY – Mr. Robert R. Terry, 74, of Beverly, beloved husband of Nancy J. (Allen) Terry passed away December 19, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Beverly, he was the son of the late Edward C. and June (Smithson) Terry. Raised and educated in Beverly, he was a graduate of Beverly High School. Mr. Terry had been employed as a Machinist with Post Machinery for...
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Spencer Ward Campbell

December 14, 2017

DANVERS – Mr. Spencer Ward Campbell 99, of Danvers, beloved husband of the late Elizabeth (Rowe) Campbell, died Thursday, December 14, 2017 at Lahey Clinic in Burlington following a brief illness. Born in Malden, he was the son of the late Alfred and Delberta (Smith) Campbell. He was raised and educated in Melrose and was a graduate of Melrose High School. He continued his education at...
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John F. "Jay" Sauchuk

May 6, 1955 - December 13, 2017

PEABODY – Mr. John F. "Jay" Sauchuk, 62 of Peabody, beloved husband of Kimberly S. (Hargrove) Sauchuk passed away Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Ledgewood Rehab and Skilled Nursing Center in Beverly surrounded by his loving family. Born in Danvers, he was the son of the late John S. and Shirley A. (Maynard) Sauchuk. Raised and educated in Danvers, he was a graduate of Danvers High School. ...
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Diane L. (Lausier) Poskus

February 1, 1951 - December 10, 2017

SALEM – Mrs. Diane Louise (Lausier) Poskus 66, of Salem, died December 10, 2017 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston following a prolonged illness. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of Louise G. (Boucher) Lausier and the late Alfred P. Lausier. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of the former St. Joseph School and the former St. Joseph High School. She...
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Anthony Francis Pietrogallo

June 8, 1924 - December 5, 2017

MIDDLETON – Mr. Anthony Francis Pietrogallo 93, of Middleton, beloved husband of the late Phyllis (Barbaro) Pietrogallo, died Tuesday, December 5, 2017 at his home. Born in Swampscott, he was the son of the late Frank and Teresa (Facciuto) Pietrogallo. He was raised and educated in Swampscott and was a graduate of Swampscott High School. He continued his education at business school...
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Linda Noreen Wood

September 22, 1946 - December 3, 2017

HOLLISTON – Miss Linda Noreen Wood, 71, of Holliston, formerly of Marlborough and Danvers, passed away Sunday, December 3, 2017 following a period of declining health. Born in Danvers, she was the daughter of the late George and Grace (Rier) Wood. She was raised in Danvers and lived most of her adult life in Marlborough prior to moving to a loving group home in Holliston. ...
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Diana (March) Dahlquist

May 10, 1930 - December 3, 2017

BEVERLY - Mrs. Diana (March) Dahlquist, 87, of Beverly, beloved wife of the late Dr. John T. Dahlquist, died very peacefully, surrounded by her family, on December 3, 2017, at the Herrick House, Beverly, MA. Born and raised in Medford, MA, she was the daughter of the late Charles N. and Mildred M. (Vaupel) March. She was a graduate of the Bridgeton Academy, Bridgeton, ME. Diana continued...
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Raymond Gamble

October 5, 1923 - December 2, 2017

DOVER - Mr. Raymond Gamble, 94, of Dover, formerly of Hamilton, MA, beloved husband of the late Frances C. (Croft) Gamble, died peacefully, Saturday December 2, 2017 at home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem, MA, he was the son of the late William and Mary (Trask) Gamble. He was raised in Boxford, MA and attended local schools. A longtime resident of the Town of Hamilton, prior to...
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Marjorie H. Best

October 28, 1926 - November 30, 2017

DANVERS - Marjorie Best of Danvers, age 91, beloved wife of the late Walter B. Best, died Thursday Nov. 30, 2017 at Ledgewood Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Marjorie is survived by her daughters, Jill Skane & her husband Harold of Stacyville, ME & Jacqueline Best-Willner and her husband Kenneth Willner of North Andover, her grandchildren, Jason Skane & his wife Jennifer & Joelle Clarizia &...
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Carol G. (Nadeau) McLaughlin

November 27, 1951 - November 30, 2017

TOPSFIELD - Mrs. Carol G. (Nadeau) McLaughlin, 66, of Topsfield, beloved wife of Joseph McLaughlin, died peacefully, Thursday, November 30, 2017 at her home surrounded by her loving family. Born in Beverly she was the daughter of the late Lucien and Jeannine (Dube) Nadeau. She was raised and educated in Salem and attended Salem schools. Prior to her illness, Mrs. McLaughlin had been...
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Andrew Baumgartner

May 26, 1947 - November 21, 2017

TOPSFIELD - Andrew Baumgartner of Topsfield, a non-profit director, fierce advocate for those with disabilities, loyal family member and friend, teller of bad jokes, photographer, sports lover, and all-around mischief maker, passed away on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at Sea View Retreat in Rowley, Massachusetts. Andrew leaves his wife, Sally Ann MacDonald, and the light of his life his...
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Arthur E. Lederman

November 20, 2017

BEVERLY – Arthur E. Lederman, 72, beloved husband of Sara A. Lederman passed away unexpectedly at his home on Monday, November 20, 2017. Born in Beverly, he was the son of Benjamin Lederman and Jane (Wurch) Lederman. He attended Shore Country Day School, Graduated from Blair Academy, Blairstown, NJ. He continued his education at New York University and Columbia where he majored in Asian...
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Linda L. (Mason) LaBonte

November 20, 2017

SALEM – Mrs. Linda L. (Mason) LaBonte 71, of Salem, formerly of Peabody, beloved wife of the late Norman George LaBonte, died Monday, November 20, 2017 at Grosvenor Park Nursing Home in Salem. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Norman and Mary (Galvin) Mason. She was raised and educated in Peabody and was a graduate of Peabody High School. She continued her education...
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Dewey Kenneth Lewis , Jr.

January 27, 1928 - November 19, 2017

MIDDLETON – Mr. Dewey Kenneth Lewis Jr. of Middleton, beloved husband of the late Georgia (Dresios) Lewis, died Sunday, November 19, 2017 at his home. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Dewey K. Sr. and Gertrude F. (Perkins) Lewis. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of the former Holten High School. During High School he was a member of the Lewis Boys Band and...
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Mark David Leslie

December 12, 1957 - November 18, 2017

DANVERS – Mr. Mark D. Leslie, 59, of Danvers, passed away Saturday, November 18, 2017, at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in New London, CT, he was the son of the late John F. and Mary (Wilson) Leslie. Raised and educated in Connecticut, he was a graduate of Waterford High School, the University of Rhode Island (Bachelor's Degree), and Southeastern Massachusetts University ...
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Victoria Ann (Zorzy) O'Brien

December 1, 1959 - November 14, 2017

BEVERLY – Mrs. Victoria Ann (Zorzy) O'Brien, 57 of Beverly, beloved wife of Paul O'Brien passed away on November 14, 2017 at Beverly Hospital with her loving family by her side. Born in Lynn, she was the daughter of the late Lewis and Ann Marie (McKay) Zorzy. Raised and educated in Marblehead, she was a graduate of Marblehead High School and continued her education in Hairdressing. A...
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Rita Ann (Marotta) Stevens

November 13, 2017

BOXFORD – Mrs. Rita Ann (Marotta) Stevens 90, of Boxford, beloved wife of the late John Stevens, died Monday, November 13, 2017 at Courville Nursing Home in Manchester, N.H. Born in Boston, she was the daughter of the late George and Alpha (Bruno) Marotta. She was raised and educated in Malden and was a graduate of Malden High School. She continued her education at Secretarial School in...
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John Robert Mullarkey Sr.

November 11, 2017

MIDDLETON - Mr. John Robert Mullarkey, 86, formerly of Middleton, passed away on Saturday, November 11, 2017 at Masconomet Healthcare Center in Topsfield, surrounded by his family. Born and raised in Peabody, John was the son of the late John Joseph Mullarkey and Agnes Spencer Mullarkey. John graduated from Peabody Vocational High School in 1950 and worked at his father's auto repair station...
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A. Andrew Beaulieu

February 8, 1933 - November 10, 2017

SOUTH EASTON – Mr. A. Andrew Beaulieu 84, of South Easton, formerly of Beverly and Clearwater Florida., beloved husband of Barbara (Dederick) Beaulieu, died peacefully Saturday, Nov. 10, 2017 at his home. Born in Beverly, he was the son of the late George and Blanche (Bouchard) Beaulieu. He was raised and educated in Beverly and was a graduate of Beverly High School, class of 1952. An...
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Albert J. Young

December 18, 1933 - November 9, 2017

BEVERLY - Albert J. Young died on November 9, 2017 at the age of 83 years. A true New Yorker, he first lived in Ridgewood and later in Middle Village, Albertson and Glendale. Albert was loved dearly by his sister, Lucy, his children, Christine and Kathleen, and his granddaughter, Hope. Albert served his country aboard an aircraft carrier in the U.S. Navy during the Korean War. He was very...
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Kenneth B. Randall, Jr.

November 7, 2017

BEVERLY – Mr. Kenneth B. Randall, Jr., 83 of Beverly, beloved husband of Cecilia (O'Connor) Randall passed away on Tuesday, November 7, 2017 at The Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Riverhead, New York he was the son of the late Kenneth B. and Sarah J. (Pugsley) Randall. Raised and educated in Virginia, Kenneth was a graduate of Onancock High School and continued his education...
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Muriel L. (Chase) Houser

February 9, 1925 - November 7, 2017

TOPSFIELD - Mrs. Muriel L. (Chase) Houser, 92, of Topsfield and Boxford, beloved wife of the late Lee V. Houser, passed away peacefully on November 7, 2017 at Watson Fields Assisted Living Home with her loving family by her side. Born in Stoneham, she was the daughter of the late Chester and Louise (Andrews) Chase. She was raised in Melrose and graduated from Melrose High School where she met...
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Anne J. (Rossi) Bellorado

January 2, 1933 - November 5, 2017

MIDDLETON - Mrs. Anne J. (Rossi) Bellorado of Middleton, formerly of Melrose, died peacefully, November 5, 2017. Beloved wife of Laurence F. Bellorado Sr. for 63 years. Devoted mother of Karen Robichaud & husband Rene of Indian Hill, OH., Paula Wolfert DMD & husband Fredrick DeAngelis, Esq. of Lexington, Jan Vernet & husband Richard of Boxford, Laurence Bellorado Jr. & wife Hilari of South...
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Russell B. Johnson

February 7, 1920 - November 4, 2017

PEABODY—Mr. Russell B. Johnson, 97, beloved husband of Joan (Abel) Johnson, died Saturday, November 4, 2017, at Continuing Care at Brooksby Village. Born in Denver Colorado, he was the son of Ivar and Lillian (Swanson) Johnson. His father immigrated from Sweden and his grandparents Frank and Anna Swanson were also Swedish immigrants. Russ was proud of his Swedish heritage and spoke fondly of...
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Daniel Morose

February 25, 1934 - November 2, 2017

MIDDLETON -Mr. Daniel Morose, 83, of Rockport, formerly of Middleton, died Thursday November 2, 2017 at Den Mar Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, following a lengthy illness. Born in Danvers, he was the son of the late Maciej and Salome (Lachowicz) Morose. He was raised and educated in Danvers and later worked on the family dairy farm in Middleton with his brothers and sisters. Dan was a...
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Robert A Pariseau

October 31, 2017

DANVERS - Mr. Robert A. Pariseau, 80, of Hathorne, beloved husband of Jacqueline (Kline) Pariseau, died unexpectedly, Tuesday October 31, 2017 at Beverly Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Peabody, he was the son of the late Robert Sr. and Helen (Crowley) Pariseau. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1955. Robert continued his...
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Richard W. Ulman

October 10, 1941 - October 31, 2017

BOXFORD - Mr. Richard W. Ulman, 76, of Boxford, beloved husband of Kathleen (Hubbs) Ulman, passed away Tuesday October 31, 2017 at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem he was the son of the late Kenneth and Clare (Morris) Ulman. He was raised and educated in Swampscott and was a graduate of Swampscott High School. Richard continued his education and received his Associates...
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Allan R. Thompson

January 28, 1941 - October 30, 2017

DANVERS - Mr. Allan R. Thompson, 76, of Danvers, beloved husband of Patricia A. (Ross) Thompson, died unexpectedly, Monday October 30, 2017 at Beverly Hospital, surrounded by his loving family. Born in Cambridge, he was the son of the late Harry and Alice (McKeever) Thompson. He was raised and educated in Saugus and was a graduate of Saugus High School. An honorably discharged veteran,...
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Ana Maria D. (Donoso Gallardo) Ellis

November 10, 1932 - October 28, 2017

LYNN – Mrs. Ana Maria D. (Donoso Gallardo) Ellis, 84 of Lynn beloved wife of the late Elwood Ellis died Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Landmark at Ocean View in Beverly surrounded by her loving family. Born in Rancagua, Chile, she was the daughter of the late Luis Donoso Martinez and Mercedes (Salinas) Gallardo Donosos. Raised and educated in Chile, she was a High School graduate and...
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Edmond Joseph Theriault, Jr.

July 16, 1935 - October 25, 2017

BEVERLY – Mr. Edmond Joseph Theriault Jr. 82, of Beverly beloved husband of Constance (Montoni) Theriault, died Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at Beverly Hospital with his loving family by his side. Born in Beverly, he was the son of the late Edmond J. Sr. and Eileen (Harrington) Theriault. He was raised and educated in Beverly and attended Beverly High School. An honorably discharged...
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Joseph D Norris

August 15, 1967 - October 18, 2017

DANVERS - The heartbroken family of Joseph D. Norris announces his passing on October 18, 2017. His parents, Dennis and Marie (Ruggeri) Norris of Danvers, along with Joe's younger sisters, Kathy and Kim Norris of Danvers know the love he had for his family, relatives and friends. Joe wanted to live, but his long battle with addiction triumphed. Triumphed over his decision-making, AA meetings,...
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Kyle Andrew Kohler

October 8, 1988 - October 17, 2017

DANVERS – On Tuesday October 17th another angel received their wings. Kyle Andrew Kohler passed away unexpectedly at his home in Danvers. Kyle was a movie and music lover from a very young age. Forrest Gump was one of the first movies he memorized and at the worst of times he would remind his loved ones that life was like a box of chocolates, and you just never knew what you were going to...
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Patricia (Norton) Munroe

November 15, 1930 - October 16, 2017

BEVERLY – Mrs. Patricia (Norton) Munroe 86, of Beverly, beloved wife of the late Arthur J. Munroe (who passed away July 14, 2009), died peacefully on Monday, October 16, 2017 after a beautiful family reunion. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Peter J. and Phyllis L. (Osiecka) Norton. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1948....
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Harry Carl Clemson

October 16, 2017

TOPSFIELD – Dr. Harry Carl Clemson PhD 83, of Topsfield, beloved husband of Gracia (White) Clemson, died peacefully Monday, October 16, 2017 at home. Born in Pawtucket, R.I., he was the son of the late Harry C. and Elizabeth G. Clemson. He was raised and educated in Pawtucket and was a graduate of Pawtucket High School. He continued his education at the University of Rhode Island, where he...
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Richard Leo Graham

October 15, 2017

WEYMOUTH – Mr. Richard Leo Graham, 77 formerly of Weymouth and South Boston, a Retired Boston Police Officer, died peacefully Sunday, October 15, 2017. Born in South Boston, he was the son of the late Charles and Emma (Marks) Graham. He was raised and educated in South Boston. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country as a member of the United States Marine Corps. Mr...
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Mark S. Delp

October 9, 2017

PEABODY – Mr. Mark S. Delp 59, of Peabody, beloved husband of Diane M. (LeBoeuf) Delp, died Monday, October 9, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers, surrounded by his family. Born in Danvers, he was the son of the late George and Marion (Delp) Delp. He was raised and educated in Salem and Georgetown. An honorably discharged veteran, he served his country as a member of the...
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Daniel A. "Dan" Wells

December 20, 1966 - October 7, 2017

DANVERS - Mr. Daniel A. Wells, age 50 passed away on October 7, 2017 as the result of a Motorcycle accident. Dan was of Danvers, Cotuit and Acton. Dan was a graduate of Acton/Boxboro High School and attended U Mass Lowell, as a Music/Business major. Music was his life's work and he worked over the years doing private gigs, weddings, birthdays, parties of all kinds. He traveled the world as DJ...
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Webster E. "Spike" Morse, Jr.

October 7, 2017

MIDDLETON - Mr. Webster E. "Spike" Morse Jr. 79, of Middleton, died October 7, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to attend his graveside service which will be held in Oakdale Cemetery, Middleton on Thursday, October 12 at 10:45 A.M. Assisting the family with the arrangements is the Peterson-O'Donnell Funeral Home, 167 Maple St., (rte 62...
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Eileen B. (Irving) Desmarais

June 18, 1919 - October 6, 2017

PEABODY - Mrs. Eileen B. (Irving) Desmarais, 98 of Peabody beloved wife of the late Wilfred S. Desmarais, passed away on Friday, October 6th at Grosvenor Park Nursing Center in Salem, surrounded by her loving family. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Hugh and Margaret (McDonald) Irving. She was raised and educated in Salem, attended Salem High School and later graduated from...
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Catherine (Tierney) Doughty

April 9, 1956 - October 3, 2017

LANESVILLE – Mrs. Catherine (Tierney) Doughty of Lanesville (formerly Salem, Danvers and Fort Collins, CO), devoted wife of David G. Doughty Jr., passed away following a brief illness on October 3, 2017. She was 61. Born in Salem, Cathy was the daughter of the late Albert R. and Doris H. (Gelineau) Tierney. She was a 1974 graduate of the accelerated program at Salem High School where she was...
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Therese M. (Masiello) Contrada

October 17, 1929 - September 29, 2017

SAUGUS – Therese M. Contrada (Masiello), 87 formerly of Saugus, E. Boston and the North End passed on September 29, 2017 due to complications from surgery. Born in 1929 in Boston, she grew up in the North End and graduated from St. Mary's High School in Cambridge. It was at this time she began employment as secretary for a manufacturing corporation where she worked for 70 years until her...
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André Michael Veatch

July 29, 1997 - September 29, 2017

DANVERS – Mr. André Michael Veatch, 20 of Danvers, beloved son of Cynthia J. (Bean) and Michael Howard Veatch passed away unexpectedly on Friday, September 29th surrounded by his loving family and friends. Raised and educated in Danvers, André attended Danvers Public Schools and was a 2016 graduate of Essex Technical High School, a school which meant more to him than they will ever know....
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Claire Simone (Catherine) Horgan

October 1, 1927 - September 29, 2017

BEVERLY-Claire S. "Simone" (Catherine) Horgan, 89, of Beverly, formerly of Worcester and Nice, France, beloved wife of James T. Horgan, died Friday, September 29, 2017 at Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers surrounded by her loving family. Born in Hanoi, Vietnam she was the daughter of the late Andre and Eugenie (Bernardi) Catherine. She was raised and educated in France before emigrating to...
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Michele Marie (O'Brien) Nowak

February 15, 1963 - September 23, 2017

MIDDLETON – Mrs. Michele Marie (O'Brien) Nowak 54, a Reserve Police Officer with the Boxford and Middleton Police Departments, beloved wife of Mark E. Nowak, died unexpectedly due to a cardiac incident, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 in New Hampshire. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Paul A. and Mary E. (Riley) O'Brien. She was raised and educated in Beverly and was a...
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Edna (Chase) Barrowclough

February 12, 1928 - September 23, 2017

DANVERS- Mrs. Edna (Chase) Barrowclough, 89, of Danvers, died peacefully at home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the beloved wife of the late John Arthur Barrowclough. Born in Ayer, she was the daughter of the late Freeman and Mary Edna (Moore) Chase. She was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of Holten High School, Class of 1946. Edna continued her education,...
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Louise E. (Phillips) Hartman

April 4, 1946 - September 22, 2017

TOPSFIELD -Mrs. Louise E. Hartman, 71, of Topsfield, formerly of Beverly, passed away Friday, September 22, 2017 at Masconomet Healthcare Center in Topsfield, with her family by her side. Born in Wakefield, she was the daughter of the late Robert and Mildred (Burbank) Phillips. Raised and educated in Wakefield she was a graduate of Wakefield High School. A loving and dedicated mother and...
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Sharon Lee (Margeson) Hayward

September 20, 2017

DANVERS – Mrs. Sharon Lee (Margeson) Hayward 70, of Danvers, beloved wife of Mark Paul Hayward, died Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by her loving family. Born in Malden, she was the daughter of the late Edward M. and Phyllis M. (Ames) Margeson. She was raised and educated in Woburn and was a graduate of Woburn High School, Class of...
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Richard C. Lee

September 18, 2017

SALEM – Mr. Richard C. Lee 72, of Salem, retired Sergeant of the Peabody Police Department, beloved husband of Janice (Almeida) Lee, died Monday, September 18, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers surrounded by his loving family. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Robert C. and Doris (Huntress) Lee. He was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High...
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Phyllis M. (Osgood) Gonet

September 12, 2017

PEABODY – Mrs. Phyllis M. (Osgood) Gonet, 92, of Peabody, beloved wife of the late John J. Gonet, died Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Brooksby Village in Peabody. Born in Peabody, she was the daughter of the late Theodore and Laura (Peabody) Osgood. Raised and educated in Peabody she was a graduate of Peabody High School. She met her future husband John J. Gonet while working at Sylvania...
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Margaret A. (MacDonald) Herlihy

September 12, 2017

DANVERS – Mrs. Margaret A. (MacDonald) Herlihy 58 of Danvers, died peacefully Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at Twin Oaks Nursing Home in Danvers surrounded by her loving family. Born in Woburn, she was the daughter of the late Edward and Joan (Parker) MacDonald. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School. Mrs. Herlihy was a devoted care giver throughout...
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Bruce Edgar Dillingham

September 18, 1925 - September 10, 2017

PEABODY - Bruce Edgar Dillingham, formerly of Fairfield Ct., passed away peacefully on September 10, 2017. He was predeceased by his wife, Catherine K. Dillingham, in 2014 after they had moved to Brooksby Village in Peabody, MA. Bruce was born on September 18, 1925, the son of Herman Louis Dillingham and Mary Perkins Dillingham. He entered Colgate University following his graduation from...
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Barbara A. (DeLong) Hawkes

September 9, 2017

PEABODY – Mrs. Barbara A. (DeLong) Hawkes 92, of Brooksby Village Peabody, formerly of Marblehead, beloved wife of the late William Hawkes, died peacefully Saturday, Sept 9, 2017 at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston following a brief illness. Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Edward S. DeLong and Eva Aline (Gantert) Gallager. She was raised...
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Todd Anderson Brewer

September 8, 2017

MIDDLETON - Mr. Todd A. Brewer, 46, of Middleton, died Friday September 8, 2017, at Beverly Hospital surrounded by his loving family. Born in Summit, New Jersey he was the beloved son of Lee Carleton and Evelyn Margaret (Smith) Brewer. Todd was a graduate of Masconomet Regional High School class of 1990 and continued his education receiving his Bachelor of Arts degree from Northeastern...
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Barbara "Bobbie" (McDermott) O'Brien

September 5, 2017

"Oh Danny Boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling…" TOPSFIELD - Barbara "Bobbie" (McDermott) O'Brien, 48-year resident of Topsfield and recently of Middleton, passed peacefully to heaven at home on September 5, 2017. Bobbie arrived as an early family Christmas present in December 1930 in Fitchburg, MA. She was the beloved wife of Bill for 63 years, and the adored, youngest daughter of the...
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Timothy Christian "Tim" Glendinning

October 27, 1996 - September 5, 2017

BOXFORD - Mr. Timothy Christian "Tim" Glendinning, 20, of Boxford, died unexpectedly, following a tragic accident with a motor vehicle on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 in Beverly. Born in Beverly he was the beloved son of Timothy and Barbara Jean (Barker) Glendinning. Raised and educated in Boxford, he attended the Cole School, the Spofford School and was a graduate of Masconomet Regional High...
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Ann M. (Silke) Fournier

September 2, 2017

DANVERS – Mrs. Ann M. (Silke) Fournier 78, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Robert R. Fournier, died Saturday, September 2, 2017 at the Sawtelle Family Hospice House in Reading following a brief illness. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Mary M. (Fallon) Silke and Patrick J. Silke. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, Class of 1956...
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Merelyn (Townsend) Adams

July 3, 1940 - September 2, 2017

TOPSFIELD - Merelyn L. Adams, age 77, died unexpectedly on September 2, 2017 at Beverly Hospital. Merelyn was born on July 3, 1940 in Binghamton, NY. She grew up in Hempstead, NY and graduated from Uniondale High School. She and her late ex-husband, George Adams, lived in South Salem, NY for many years where they raised their two daughters, Dianna and June. During that time, Merelyn worked...
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Geraldine E. (Brundage) Soper

November 21, 1941 - September 1, 2017

GROVELAND - Mrs. Geraldine E. (Brundage) Soper 75, of Groveland, MA, beloved wife of Douglas M. Soper, died Friday, Sept. 1, 2017 at Beverly Hospital with her family by her side. Born on November 24, 1941 in Boston, MA, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Martha (Thomas) Brundage. She was raised and educated in Beverly, MA. A true love story, Geri knew after her...
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Richard A. Tarbox

September 1, 2017

BOXFORD – Mr. Richard A. Tarbox, 81 of Boxford, beloved husband of M. Elaine (Prouty) Tarbox died, Friday, September 1, 2017 at Brightview in Danvers. Born in Fitchburg, he was the son of the late Harold and Charlotte (Countway) Tarbox. Raised and educated in Quincy, he was a graduate of Quincy High School and continued his education at Northeastern University, earning both his Bachelor's...
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Michael John Grove

January 12, 1982 - August 26, 2017

CHATTANOOGA, TN – Mr. Michael John Grove, 35, of Chattanooga, Tennessee died Saturday, August 26, 2017 at Erlanger Healthcare Center following a courageous battle with cancer. Born in Windham, Connecticut, he was the son of Carol Oberti Grove. He was raised and educated in Staunton, Virginia and was a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School in Staunton. A loving son, brother, grandson,...
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Calista M. (Folsom) Greenough

June 27, 1926 - August 24, 2017

DANVERS - Mrs. Calista M. (Folsom) Greenough, 91, of Danvers, beloved wife of the late Mager R. Greenough, died Thursday, August 24, 2017, at Putnam Farm Assisted Living in Danvers surrounded by her loving family. Born in Salem, Calista was the youngest daughter of the late John R. and Mary Ann (Lee) Folsom. She was raised and educated in Salem. She graduated from Salem Classical High School...
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Donald Wildes

August 23, 2017

PORTSMOUTH, N.H. - Mr. Donald Wildes, 59, of Portsmouth, N.H.formerly of Lynn and Essex, beloved husband of Carolyn (Silva) Wildes, died Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at Clipper Harbor, Portsmouth, with his wife by his side, following a lengthy illness. Born in Beverly, he was the son of Gordon J. Wildes Sr., and the late Mary (Mosko) Wildes. He was raised and educated in Essex prior to moving...
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Patricia Ann (Coté) Day

August 23, 2017

SALEM – Mrs. Patricia Ann (Coté) Day 75, of Salem, former wife of the late Page T. Day Sr., died unexpectedly August 23, 2017 at Salem Hospital. Born in Salem, she was the daughter of the late Alphonse and Marguerite (Smith) Coté. She was raised and educated in Salem and was a graduate of Salem High School, class of 1959. Mrs. Day spent a 30-year career working for the Telephone...
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Robert A. Tuttle

February 16, 1930 - August 22, 2017

PEABODY – Mr. Robert A. Tuttle, 87 of Peabody, beloved husband of Frances T. (Tetreault) Tuttle, passed away on Tuesday, August 22, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers. Born in Salem, he was the son of the late Charles A. and Florence (Very) Tuttle. Raised and educated in Middleton Robert attended Middleton Public Schools. An honorably discharged Veteran, Robert proudly...
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Mildred Frances (Nutile) Beeler

September 24, 1928 - August 19, 2017

IPSWICH – Mrs. Mildred Frances (Nutile) Beeler 88, of Ipswich, beloved wife of the late F. Sherman Beeler Jr., died Saturday, August 19th, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family following a prolonged illness. Born in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Angelo and Angelina (Marotta) Nutile. She was raised and educated in Chelsea and was a graduate of Chelsea High School,...
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Winston James Rose

August 18, 2017

GROVELAND – Mr. Winston James Rose 90, of Groveland, formerly of West Boxford, beloved husband of Sally Lou (Hilton) Rose, died unexpectedly Friday, August 18, 2017. Born in Hartford, Vermont, he was the son of the late Anthony and Myrtle (Blood) Rose. He was raised and educated in Hartford, VT and was a graduate of Hartford High School. He continued his education at Tufts...
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Diane (Rubchinuk) LeBlanc

August 17, 2017

SEABROOK, N.H. - Mrs. Diane (Rubchinuk) LeBlanc, 74, of Seabrook, NH, formerly of Danvers, beloved wife of Gerald J. LeBlanc, died Thursday, August 17, 2017 at the Maplewood Nursing Center, Amesbury surrounded by her loving family. Born in Lawrence, she was the daughter of the late Fred and Marcella (Hebb) Rubchinuk. She was raised in Middleton and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of...
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Robert R. Raney, Jr.

August 30, 1954 - August 17, 2017

PEABODY - Mr. Robert R. Raney Jr., 62, of Peabody, died Thursday, August 17, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House surrounded by his loving family. Born in Peabody, he was the son of Robert R. and Ann M. (Illingworth) Raney. Raised and educated in Peabody he was a graduate of Peabody Veterans Memorial High School class of 1972. An honorably discharged veteran, Mr. Raney proudly served his...
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Martha (Rozinsky) Soshnick

August 11, 2017

ROCKPORT - Martha (Rozinsky) Soshnick, of Rockport, MA and Sanibel, FL, beloved wife of the late Julian Soshnick, with whom she married in 1957 and enjoyed 43 years of marriage, died Friday, August 11, 2017 at the age of 83. Born in New York City, she was the daughter of the late Jacob and Anne Rozinsky. Martha began her career with Catalyst, where she was a social worker for the welfare...
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Dorothy A. "Dolly" (Prescott) Pennell

October 30, 1943 - August 7, 2017

DANVERS – Mrs. Dorothy A. "Dolly" (Prescott) Pennell 73, of Danvers, formerly of Salem and Middleton, beloved wife of the late Walter Pennell, died August 7, 2017 at Beverly Hospital. Born in Beverly, she was the daughter of the late Earl and Barbara (Armstrong) Prescott. She was raised and educated in Middleton and attended both Salem High School and Masconomet Regional High School. ...
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Elizabeth (DeRienzo) Cataldo

August 5, 2017

MIDDLETON – Mrs. Elizabeth (DeRienzo) Cataldo 88, formerly of Middleton, beloved wife of the late Philip Cataldo, died Saturday, August 5, 2017 at Bear Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation in Stoneham. Born in East Boston, she was the daughter of the late Francesco and Cesira (Guarini) DeRienzo. She was raised and educated in East Boston. Mrs. Cataldo was devoted to her family. She took...
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David Austin Wilkins

August 4, 2017

DANVERS – Mr. David Austin Wilkins 91 of Danvers, husband of the late Charlotte (Pope) Wilkins, died Friday, August 4, 2017 at Essex Park Nursing Home in Beverly. Born in Peabody, he was the son of the late Frank and Effie (Allison) Wilkins. He was raised and educated in Danvers and was a graduate of the former Holten High School, Class of 1943. An honorably discharged veteran, he...
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Delbert L. Hunter

August 4, 2017

BEVERLY - Mr. Delbert L. Hunter, 92, of Beverly, formerly of Wilmington and Safety Harbor, Florida, beloved husband of Theresa E. (Beaudry) Hunter, died Friday August 4, 2017 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Born in Hugo, Colorado, he was the son of the late Roy and Alethea (Dryden) Hunter. He was raised in Indiana, a graduate of Vincennes High School class of 1943. An...
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George Delp

August 4, 2017

BEVERLY – Mr. George "GW" Delp 81, of Beverly, beloved husband of the late Marion (Delp) Delp, died Friday, August 4, 2017. Born in Peabody, he was the son of the late George H. and Pearl (Wren) Delp. He was raised and educated in Peabody and attended the Peabody School System. An honorably discharged veteran, George served his country as a member of the United States Navy during the...
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Mary V. (McKinnon) Brown

August 3, 2017

PEABODY – Mrs. Mary V. (McKinnon) Brown 88, of Peabody formerly of Everett, beloved wife of the late Walter Brown, died Thursday, August 3, 2017 at Brudnick Center for Living in Peabody. Born in Everett, she was the daughter of the late Everett and Gertrude (Morgan) McKinnon. She was raised and educated in Everett and was a graduate of Everett High School. Mrs. Brown had been employed...
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